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King's College Chapel

King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
+44 1223 331100
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This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and is the site where many great scholars were educated.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fan vaulting” (62 reviews)
“stained glass” (114 reviews)
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King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
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+44 1223 331100
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"fan vaulting"
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"stained glass"
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"evensong service"
in 37 reviews
"choir stalls"
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"gothic architecture"
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"choral evensong"
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"awe inspiring"
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"henry viii"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 70 reviews
"college chapel"
in 26 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 42 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 30 reviews
"visiting cambridge"
in 62 reviews
"the river"
in 121 reviews
"guided tour"
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"sunny day"
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"ceiling"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This amazing piece of architecture is one not to be missed when visiting Cambridge. Although the £9 entry fee seems steep it is worth it to see this awe inspiring masterpiece of history. We went with agride which helped greatly as he could explain some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The chapel is beautiful & well worth a visit but we got much more out of it by taking the 45 minute guided tour. Our guide Terry was a wonderful chap who provided us with so much more information & detail then we could ever...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my daughter on 8th June 2018. Very nice helpful man told us about the organ and screen showing us the initials of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn which we might of missed otherwise. Beautiful building.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I only gave 3 stars because it was a bit of a rush to buy the tickets from the ticket office and then to rush down to the chapel before closing time. Selling tickets next to the entrance would be helpful! Very nice...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the Evensong service. The choir were as beautiful to hear as the chapel was to see. Go along.

Thank illuminateddandelion
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Weekdays in term time at 5.30 take the chance to experience the atmosphere of the chapel and the wonderful choir. And it’s free.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit expensive but worth it. The cheap is stunning. Very beautiful. High roof. Outside the architectures amazing and that can be seen from the street at no cost.

Thank Michel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful chapel. The free leaflet provides a very good guide to the history and layout of the chapel.

Thank Charles K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This chapel like most of the old buildings in Cambridge is stunning. It's peaceful setting is a tranquil place to spend some time away from the hubbub of tourists.

Thank Sue W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paid 9 pounds to enter and only stayed for 15 minutes ( we were on a tight train schedule) but the was so worth it! Gorgeous stained glass and as you stand in center hard to believe it was built without modern materials..... amazing feat...More

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LandDEssex
November 20, 2017|
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
You need to come to the front gate of the College on King's Parade approx 30 minutes before the start of the service. To check the times of services please look at the Chapel services page on the website where you can... More
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roger w
May 7, 2017|
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
Evensong is at 5.30 pm Monday to Saturday and 3.30 pm on Sunday during term time (please note that there are no choral services out of term). Tickets are not required. Just come to the front gate of the College, on King's... More
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LynneEPa1
February 21, 2016|
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Response from mahayes | Reviewed this property |
Evensong happens every day during the university term. Roughly that means early October to early December, mid January to Easter, Easter to early July. Check the college web site for exact dates.
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